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For this step I laid the printer on its "right" side - the Y-Z towers are on the table. Zip Ties installed in the Step 67 are shown as lighter ghost arrows.

Secure the Z stepper motor wires with another large Zip Tie as shown by the blue arrow.

Bundle the X and Y FSR wires together with a small Zip Tie as shown by the purple arrow.

Now you are going to hide all of the excess wiring by stuffing it up the center channel in the tower extrusions (a cool trick that Brad showed me!) and hiding it in the bottom channel using short pieces of T-slot cover.

The excess stepper motor wires and endstop wires will be hidden in their respective towers. This is done by gathering the wires at the entrance to the tower extrusion's center channel and then slightly folding the bundle of wires as shown in the second photo. The Z tower will also contain the excess LED wiring.

Then insert the folded end of the wires into the channel and push the wires all the way in until they are hidden as shown in the third photo.

I only show the stepper wires in the photo for clarity.

Use short pieces and scraps of T-slot cover to hide the stepper wiring in the lowest cross members' bottom channel. The first photo shows an example.

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